Bhutan Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Bhutanicus), belong to the family Poaceae (Gramineae). The genus has about 55 species, most of which are native to South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Australia.
Two significant types have considerable relevance for commercial use: East Indian lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus native to India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Thailand, whereas West Indian lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus ) is assumed to originate in Malaysia.
Bhutan Lemongrass spreads in the Chir Pine forest ecosystem in the Dzongkhag of Mongar, Lhuntse, Trashigang, and Trashiyangtse. The essential oil production started in 1981 by the Bhutan Aromatic and Phyto-Chemicals Section (BAPC) of Tashi Commercial Corporation.
Bhutan Aromatic and Phyto-Chemicals operated a big distillation unit at its office in Kurizampa utilizing steam distillation and cottage-type distillery.
In the late 80s, His Majesty commanded to expand the scope of distillation plants further. In 1990 the FAO-supported project "Production of Essential Oils by Small Holders in Remote Areas" was operationalized and two essential oil distilleries were established, known as ITA industrial type units at Pakhadrang (Mongar District) and Lungtenzampa (Trashigang District) with a total capacity of 2.5 tons of lemongrass per eight-hour working day.
WHY BHUTAN LEMONGRASS SMELLS SO DIFFERENT
Citral is a major constituent of Lemongrass oil content. The quality of The quality of Lemongrass oil is judged by its citral content and its solubility in alcohol; Bhutan Lemongrass Oil contents approximately 75 percent of the citral content.
BHUTAN LEMONGRASS OIL APPEARANCE
It bears reddish-yellow to reddish-brown color, with strong, lemon odor properties.
BHUTAN LEMONGRASS ORGANIC WILD COLLECTION CERTIFICATION
IMO Control Private Limited confirms Bhutan Lemongrass Oil meets the requirements of the IMO In Organic Standard under the regulation (EC) No 834/2007 & Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 and the Swiss Organic Farming Ordinance (SR 910.18)
BHUTAN LEMONGRASS PRODUCTS CONTAINS NO DEET AND TWEEN 20 (POLYSORBATE 20)
Polysorbate is a harmless sorbitol ingredient in personal care products. However, it is commonly diluted with ethylene oxide, also known as polysorbate 20 or tween 20, to become an emulsifier for cosmetic products (mix oil and water). When polysorbate is being treated with ethylene oxide, it can then become contaminated with a potentially dangerous byproduct - 1,4-dioxane - an animal carcinogen that has the capability to penetrate into the skin.
Lymphoma and leukemia are the cancers most frequently reported to be associated with occupational exposure to ethylene oxide.
BHUTAN LEMONGRASS SCENT DESCRIPTION
Lemongrass Oil is a holistic preventative measure to protect yourself and family from mosquitos. The addition of moisturizer is to the relief of skin irritation and dry skin. The scent of Lemongrass provides a stimulating, relaxing, soothing, and balancing environment.
- A top milder lemongrass scent with a bottom sweet fruity scent
Avoid direct contact with skin and eyes. Keep away from heat, flame, sunlight, and children.
Bhutan Lemongrass Oil does not contain any photodynamic agent.